Also on Saturday: Eurovision Song Final

Belaruss-ALEKSEEV-performs-Forever-during-the-Semi-Final-1-for-Eurovision-Song-Contest-2018If you’re not sung-out by the hours of weekly competition on “The Voice” or “American Idol” (ABC, 8 p.m.), here’s the longest running international song competition.

The Eurovision Song Contest Final (Logo, 3 p.m.) has individual countries submitting original pop songs for competition. The launching pad for ABBA and Céline Dion in past years, it more often rewards flamboyant obscurities for the huge event.

The 63rd finals, originating from Portugal for the first time (home of last year’s winner), boasts 26 finalists from the original pool of 43 participating countries, tying the number for the most to compete. Russia returned after its absence last year, but failed to be among the qualify for the finals for the first time since 2004. Still in it: Ukraine, Estonia, Finland and Moldova. Ross Mathews and Shangela are Logo commentators to the action.

Dick Wolf was likely not consulted when the newest landscape show was titled “Lawn & Order” (DIY, 8 p.m.).

The 2010 murder of NBA star Lorenz Wright is investigated on “48 Hours” (CBS, 10 p.m.).

The Oscar-nominated “Dunkirk” (HBO, 8 p.m.) makes its premium cable debut, as does last year’s remake of “Flatliners” (Starz, 8 p.m.).

Mother’s Day weekend isn’t a bright one on Lifetime Movie Channel with the double feature of made for TV movies “Did I Kill My Mother?” (LMN, 8 p.m.) and “A Daughter’s Revenge” (LMN, 10 p.m.).

A second season begins for “Black Love” (OWN, 10 p.m.) with Sterling K. Brown Kirk Franklin and Alano Miller and their spouses taking part.

“Trading Spaces” (TLC, 8 p.m.) redoes some rooms in Baltimore.

A youth homeless center in Hollywood gets help from “Nate and Jeremiah by Design” (TLC, 9 p.m.)

“House Hunters Renovation” (HGTV, 10 p.m.) returns for tis 14th season.

On “Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s” (OWN, 9 p.m.) Miss Robbie records a new music video.

Turner Classic Movies has flicks about insurance scams: “The Fortune Cookie” (8 p.m.), “The Running Man” (10:15 p.m.), “Caged” (midnight), “Brewster McCloud” (2 a.m.) and “Grey Gardens” (4 a.m.).

Game one of the Western conference Stanley Cup playoffs, Vegas at Winnipeg (NBC, 7 p.m.) gets prime time coverage.

Baseball includes Oakland at Yankees (MLB, 1 p.m.), Mets at Philadelphia (MLB, 7 p.m.) and Cincinnati at Dodgers (MLB, 10 p.m.).

There is third round play in golf’s Players Championship (NBC, 2 p.m.).

Auto racing includes the Grand Prix of Indianapolis (ABC, 3:30 p.m.) and NASCAR’s KC Masterpiece 400 (Fox Sports 1, 8 p.m.).

College baseball Texas A&M at Arkansas (ESPN2, 2 p.m.).

College softball has Florida State vs. Pittsburgh (ESPN, noon), Tulsa vs. South Florida (ESPN2, noon), DePaul vs. Creighton (Fox Sports 2, 2 p.m.) and South Carolina vs. Florida (ESPN2, 8 p.m.).

The NCAA men’s college lacrosse tournament has the first round games Massachusetts at Yale (ESPNU, noon), Villanova at Duke (ESPNU, 2:15 p.m.), Richmond at Albany (ESPNU, 5 p.m.) and Virginia at Loyola, Md. (ESPNU, 7:15 p.m.).

There are also the collegiate championships in beach volleyball (NBC Sports, 4 p.m.).

Florence + The Machine play an episode of “Austin City Limits” (PBS, 11 p.m., check local listings) with Andra Day.

Amy Schumer hosts a new “Saturday Night Live” (NBC, 11:30 p.m.) with musical guest Kacey Musgraves.

 

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